Life without school

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:30 am

Getting kids back to school was easy compared with what will come next
There needs to be a strategy to prevent Covid-19 infections spread in schools from reaching the wider community

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... infections

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:57 am

'Let your kids get bored': emergency advice from teachers on schooling at home

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ng-at-home

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:47 pm

England's schools 'will grind to a halt' unless Covid testing improves

Heads warn that education system faces paralysis as staff and students forced to stay home

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... heads-warn

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:49 am

'It's my calling': new teachers in a pandemic – meet the class of 2020

One has left the navy to pursue a dream. Another feels his working-class roots will be a boon. We talk to three new teachers about their hopes for the job

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ss-of-2020

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:31 am

Up to 25,000 teachers in England self-isolating due to Covid fears
Shortage of tests worsening schools’ difficulties, with some reporting 20% of teachers absent

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/202 ... ovid-fears

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:32 am

Coronavirus symptoms: how to tell if you have a common cold, flu or Covid

Fever, runny nose, headache? Your guide to differentiating between the three illnesses

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... -nhs-guide

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:20 pm

A £35,000 in-school Covid testing machine? Only in the private sector

The equality gap widens in UK classrooms as state headteachers urge Boris Johnson to take action

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ate-sector

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:58 pm

Covid-19: number of schools in England 'not fully open' quadruples

In space of a week the number of absent pupils has risen by 50%

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... quadruples

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:29 am

The school I run has lost five staff due to Covid-19 test delays. This can't go on

After two weeks, headteachers feel abandoned to face the prospect of staff shortages and whole year-groups quarantined

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... adteachers

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